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5.1 Introduction

<p>A village in the aftermath of the fall of Singapore, 1942</p>

Australian War Memorial C31514

<p>A village in the aftermath of the fall of Singapore, 1942</p>

There were many events during the Second World War that determined the war’s course, and that continue to have significance and relevance in today’s world. So far we have investigated only a few of them.

Researching the events listed in the following pages will help you develop a knowledge and understanding of some more of these key events, both on a global scale, and for Australia specifically.

As you carry out your research you should add notes and information to your Other significant events: Key questions (Investigation 5.2).

Investigation 5.2
Other significant events: Key questions

Investigation 5.3
Other significant international events in the Second World War

Investigation 5.4
Other significant Australian events in the Second World War

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